Known information on the History and Families that lived here
In an article about Stockport (2/8/96) Councilor Malcome Lowe states that Stockport was not in the Doomesday book! but the hamlet of Cede, later Chedle, was. The manor was given to Roger de Chedle for the fee of four pigs! It states that the estates of the 'Hesketh Bamford' included Gatley Hall when he died in 1894. No source info is given.
According to an article by Frank Mitchell in 20 Sept 1991, Gatley Hall was built in mid 18th century by William or Thomas Roscoe. William had come to Gatley to set up a small textile manufacturing. According to tax records, Thomas Roscoe occupied the Hall in 1780, and this advert for the letting came from the Manchester Mercury of 1793:-
See Owners for the rest of the history
Updated 13 Dezember 2009
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